Growing with nature

0 Comments 23 April 2016

We all want to control pests and weeds in our gardens but more and more of us want to do this organically. We love healthy good food free from chemicals and we worry about the plight of bees and other beneficial insects – so let’s use natural control methods. We are all part of a […]

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News, Plants

Upcoming RHS event

0 Comments 01 April 2016

There are some great RHS events coming up in April and May. First off is the London Spring Plant Extravaganza featuring the RHS Orchid Show, held in the Lawrence Hall and Lindy Hall, London from the 1st to 2nd of April. Find out about plant growers favourites, get inspired by vast Spring planting displays and bring your purse […]

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Garden Design, General, Plants

Best Plants For Bees

0 Comments 22 March 2016

Many of you will already be aware that our bees are in trouble and that garden flowers can be a really important source of food for them. But its not always easy to work out which plants are best for them. There are quite a few lists of recommended plants and the RHS has developed […]

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Garden Design, Professionals

Professional Spotlight

0 Comments 18 March 2016

This week we asked Marc Piechocki, a new Professional Shoot member, a few questions to find out more about him, his company I-Echo Landscape Designs and how he uses Shoot.  Where are you based and willing to travel for design work? We are based in Wimbledon Village and our projects are mostly in London and […]

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Coming soon, Garden Design, Plants

New Plants at Chelsea Flower Show

0 Comments 17 March 2016

The RHS Chelsea Flower Show has always been the place to showcase new, rare, and beautiful plants and this year is no exception. The Brewin Dolphin Garden, designed by eminent nurserywoman Rosy Hardy, marks the launch of four new varieties of herbaceous perennials. Rosy frequently uses the classic Cirsium rivulare ‘Atropurpureum’ in her designs, but this garden […]

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Coming soon, Garden Design, Professionals

Modern Slavery Garden

0 Comments 16 March 2016

Juliet Sargeant Designs Show Garden at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016 to Highight the Existence of Modern Slavery in the UK & Effect Change The Juliet Sargeant Designs show Garden is a celebration of the British Parliment passing the Modern Slavery Act  into law on 26 March 2015. However, this law is just the beginning. Ninety percent of actual […]

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Garden Design, General, News, Plants

The Pollen is coming, be prepared.

0 Comments 11 March 2016

Spring has sprung and everything is waking. However, as flowers start to bloom, that ‘everything’ may include your hay fever! For those of you who like the outdoors, but suffer from pollen allergies, we want to help! As all doctors agree, prevention is better than a cure so understanding what kind of pollen you are […]

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Coming soon, Garden Design, News, Plants

Mother’s Day Walk and Talk

0 Comments 04 March 2016

A walk in an open space allows us to open our lungs and stretch our legs, see the beauty of gardens and the natural wilderness and also has a way of opening us up. Being surrounded by fresh air and lush green has a very positive effect on the brain, it calms the mind, boosts […]

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General, News

Giving back

0 Comments 03 March 2016

Nicola Gammon, founder & CEO of Shoot, announced a personal commitment to give back by signing up to Founders Pledge. “I thought — what kind of legacy do I want to leave as a human being? It was an easy decision for me to give back to the community, and to donate to MassChallenge, an organisation that […]

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Garden Design, Professionals

Front of mind with clients

0 Comments 01 March 2016

Shoot keeps Tendercare front of mind with our clients. Adam Robinson, Design (Tendercare) Shoot for Professionals is a great way of maintaining continuity with a client beyond the garden handover stage and it also allows us to brand the regular care instructions which helps to keep Tendercare front of mind. If the client adds more […]

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